Saturday , 24 June 2017

Baby & Toddler

In Minnesota’s worst measles outbreak, a battle of beliefs over vaccines

An evolving community in the big city of Minneapolis is fighting a dangerous virus — and a battle of beliefs. The largest measles outbreak in the Minnesota city in 25 years, this April, affected 34 people primarily between the ages of 0 to 5, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. Eleven have been hospitalized. The majority, 29, of the …

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15 Things They Don’t Tell You About Breastfeeding

Maybe you’ve attended a breastfeeding class, seen the pamphlets in your doctor’s office, or done your research online. You’ve heard about the nutritional superiority of breast milk, that you will lose post-baby pounds faster, and read about the blissful bonding experience with your soon-to-be baby. But here are 15 things they don’t tell you about breastfeeding… 1. It hurts. Like a thousand little knives …

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I’m Done With Being A ‘Good’ Mom

I’m done with being a “good” mom and I’m just going to be a mom who trusts her gut.   Alright guys, I have 20 minutes to get this out to you because my 9-month-old daughter will undoubtedly be waking up from her “nap.” I’m not sure if you can tell from the picture above, but she had an allergic …

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Mum shares powerful ‘saggy belly’ breastfeeding snap

An inspirational mum-of-one has published an intimate photograph revealing her post-baby ‘saggy belly’ as she breastfeeds in the bath – to encourage other women to feel confident about the ‘power’ of female bodies. Emmy Waller, 26, decided to take a photograph of her breastfeeding 12-week-old Alice in celebration of her being able to still feed the baby, despite her battling …

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We can’t just give up on him: Parents of critically ill Charlie Gard launch fresh legal battle after judge ruled he must be allowed to die

Charlie Gard’s parents embark today on a dramatic new court battle to save him. Connie Yates and Chris Gard will plead with London’s Appeal Court to overturn last month’s High Court’s ruling that he should be allowed to die. They have refused to give up hope for their nine-month-old son who is desperately ill with a rare genetic condition. Last …

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This Mom Just Declared Her House A Homework-Free Space

Bunmi Laditan on why her home will now be homework-free There seems to be a general consensus that homework is getting out of hand, even at the grade school level. Frustrated parents press on, encouraging their kids to do it — even though in some cases kids may be exhausted and overworked. School days are getting longer and recess is …

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You Can Volunteer To Cuddle Drug-Addicted Babies In Order To Help Them Heal

Via Wimp Try not to get emotional as you read about this incredibly rewarding volunteering opportunity. You’re basically a granny or an auntie to some truly special babies fighting for their lives in Neonatal Infant Care Units (NICUs) all across the country. These poor babies are born with a drug addiction, but lots of love and snuggles from volunteers just …

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